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BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

January 7, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nebraska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Omaha Bureau at 402-391-0031 or omahane@ap.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or smcfetridge@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


COLLEGE ENROLLMENT INNOVATIONS _ The abundance of prospective students that came from the baby boom is long over, and colleges seek to separate from the herd by offering unusual opportunities and gifts. Midland University in Fremont offers scholarships in more than 30 sporting activities, including shotgun, dance, hockey, powerlifting and esports (also known as video games). UPCOMING: 325 words. Photos requested from Omaha World-Herald.


SURGICAL CENTER-EMBEZZLEMENT _ A 67-year-old woman is accused of embezzling $29,000 from her employer in Lincoln.

INVESTIGATOR’S CAR STOLEN _ A 24-year-old Kearney woman who stole a state investigator’s unmarked car from an accident scene has been given five years of probation.


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